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Kuching Marathon 2022: New updates as KM2022 returns!

Race pack collections have begun for this weekends Kuching Marathon 2022 which will start at Padang Merdeka. The marathon will flag off on Sunday, 2 October 2022.

Those whom had already signed up can collect their race packs at Plaza Merdeka which nearby the race venue.

Photos obtained from the official Facebook show that the lines which are starting to build up in the mall.

bib collection in Plaza Merdeka. – Photo source: Kuching Marathon

Accompanying the race pack collection booths are sponsor booths.

Special lanes for inbound runners

Meanwhile, for those arriving from outside Sarawak, the Sarawak Immigration Department has made it faster for runners to get into Kuching.

This is done by preparing four special lanes for KM runners during their immigration clearance at the Kuching international Airport.

According to the official Facebook page of the marathon, Lane 1 & 2 are for Malaysians, and Lane 11 and 12 are for non-Malaysians.

Special lanes for runners. – Photo source: Kuching Marathon

Advice to runners

In the meantime, the organizers of the marathon has asked all participants of Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10KM to remove the bib from plastic bag before wearing it.
The advice is to allow the timing chip foam to work properly.  The organizers also request that the Bib be worn on the lower chest as well.

Number of Kuching Marathon 2022 runners

The coming Kuching Marathon 2022 (KM2022) is expected to host some 8,906 runners from all over the world.

The running event is scheduled on 2 October 2022, and DayakDaily reports that some 5,811 Sarawakian runners will join their 3,095 non-Sarawakians which includes non-Malaysians, in the race.

Organized for the 7th time, the KM2022 will offer the similar four running routes it had previously offered and these routes can be seen in the images taken from their official website below.

More details on KM2022

If you need to get more details, tips and guide on the Kuching Marathon 2022, feel free to read the article linked below for such details.

Else, you can also check out running gears in preparation for the marathon at the link below.

Cyril Dason

Cyril Dason was born and currently lives in Kuching. He loves jungle trekking, clean rivers and chilling out with friends.

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